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Lazor upsets Olympian Molinaro at Senior Nationals, freestyle quarterfinals set

Joey Lazor gets his hand raised after beating Frank Molinaro (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com)

FORT WORTH, Texas -- All six No. 1 seeds advanced to the quarterfinals of the Senior Nationals in freestyle.

The biggest surprise of the opening session came at 65 kilograms where unseeded Joey Lazor won by technical superiority over 2016 Olympian Frank Molinaro.

The next session, which includes the quarterfinals, semifinals and consolations will begin at 5 p.m. ET.

The round of 16 results and quarterfinal matchups are below.

Round of 16 results

57 kilograms:
Nathan Tomasello tech. Gabriel Townsell, 13-2 2:01
Frank Perrelli by forfeit over Joshua Rodriguez
Nahshon Garrett by injury default over Cory Clark
Alan Waters pinned Zane Richards, 4:52
Spencer Lee tech. Shane Kim, 10-0 0:29
Darian Cruz dec. Sean Russell, 5-2
Vito Arujau tech. Zach Sanders, 10-0 3:05
Nick Suriano tech. Britain Longmire (Team Nevada), 10-0 4:06

65 kilograms:
Yianni Diakomihalis tech. Nicholas Dardanes, 10-0 4:32
Ben Whitford tech. Domonick Demas, 11-1 5:44
Joey McKenna dec. Jayson Ness, 8-2
Evan Henderson tech. Johnni Dijulius, 10-0 3:38
Joey Lazor tech. Frank Molinaro, 15-5 3:00
Nick Lee dec. Jaydin Eierman, 10-6
Bryce Meredith tech. Dean Heil, 18-8 3:30
Jordan Oliver tech. Sean Fausz, 10-0 3:30

74 kilograms:
Nazar Kulchytskyy dec. Joey Lavallee, 3-2
Alec Pantaleo dec. Muhamed McBryde, 4-2
Anthony Valencia tech. Quinton Godley, 12-2 3:25
Logan Massa tech. Trever Devestern, 11-0 2:11
Thomas Gantt dec. Branson Ashworth, 4-4
Evan Wick dec. Nick Becker, 14-11
Chance Marsteller dec. Tyler Berger, 6-4
Mekhi Lewis tech. Elroy Perkin, 10-0 0:58

86 kilograms:
Alex Dieringer tech. Ryan Loder, 10-0 1:28
Brett Pfarr tech. Drew Foster, 17-6 4:51
Myles Martin tech. Leonardo Tarantino, 12-2 1:36
Nick Heflin dec. Kadeem Samuels, 3-1
Sam Brooks tech. CJ Brucki, 10-0 1:45
Aaron Brooks dec. Max Dean, 10-7
Nate Jackson tech. T.J. Dudley, 12-2 5:28
Zahid Valencia tech. Syed Ul-Hasan, 10-0 1:37

97 kilograms:
Kyven Gadson dec. Donald Scott, 2-1
Jacob Kasper dec. Scottie Boykin, 10-6
Derek White bye
Kollin Moore tech. Erik Hinckley, 10-0 0:38
Ty Walz tech. Jonovan Smith, 10-0 3:23
Kevin Beazley dec. Evan Hansen, 4-3
Timmy McCall tech. Donald Mcneil, 15-4 5:29
Hayden Zillmer pinned Joshua Manu, 8-2 2:47

125 kilograms:
Tony Nelson tech. Austin Flanagan, 10-0 2:05
Tanner Hall dec. Zach Elam, 6-1
Nick Nevills tech. AJ Nevills, 14-3 4:16
Greg Kerkvliet tech. Mauro Correnti, 10-0 0:36
Anthony Cassar tech. Jeremy Benton, 10-0 0:47
Ceron Francisco tech. Josh Childs, 10-0 0:42
Garrett Ryan dec. Youssif Hemida, 4-2
Dom Bradley pinned Shawn Streck, 5-0 0:48

Quarterfinal matchups

57 kilograms:
Nathan Tomasello vs. Frank Perrelli
Nahshon Garrett vs. Alan Waters
Spencer Lee vs. Darian Cruz
Nick Suriano vs. Vito Arujau

65 kilograms:
Yianni Diakomihalis vs. Ben Whitford
Joey McKenna vs. Evan Henderson
Nick Lee vs. Joey Lazor
Jordan Oliver vs. Bryce Meredith

74 kilograms:
Nazar Kulchytskyy vs. Alec Pantaleo
Logan Massa vs. Anthony Valencia
Thomas Gantt vs. Evan Wick
Mekhi Lewis vs. Chance Marsteller

86 kilograms:
Alex Dieringer vs. Brett Pfarr
Myles Martin vs. Nick Heflin
Sam Brooks vs. Aaron Brooks
Zahid Valencia vs. Nate Jackson

97 kilograms:
Kyven Gadson vs. Jacob Kasper
Derek White vs. Kollin Moore
Ty Walz vs. Kevin Beazley
Hayden Zillmer vs. Timmy McCall

125 kilograms:
Tony Nelson vs. Tanner Hall
Nick Nevills vs. Greg Kerkvliet
Anthony Cassar vs. Ceron Francisco
Dom Bradley vs. Garrett Ryan

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